Starlet's Web by Carla J. Hanna
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
What did I like about this book? I loved the story, I loved the details and how Marie dealt with it, the author I thought wrote a great book and can't wait to read the next one. This was a book I couldn't put down.
What I didn't like: Even though I liked the way the book was written and the style, I felt some of the words that were used were out of character for that age group. More adult than young adult. But I also felt that it is better to use these words then the other words because any young adult reading it would do better using those words.
I did receive this book from NetGalley for an honest review.
What Goodreads says the book is about:
Love. Lies. Acting. A novel about celebrity influence & teens in Hollywood. What makes a star shine? Humility empowers the spirit. Sometimes.
Discover the Starlet Series for new adult & college readers and uncover the life of a talented actress caught in Hollywood's web of lies.
I'm actress Liana Marie Michael. I won an Oscar at 17 but whatever. Celebrity is what it is: marketing a product. I'm part of a tight-knit group. I keep to myself and don't complain about my life. I've been happy until lately.
Evan dumping me leveled me. Matthew shocked me. I knew he couldn't hurt me with my bodyguard so near, but his eyes...so I have trust issues. Dating super-hot Byron didn't help clear the confusion either. I'm torn between going to church on Sunday and making a living from pop culture.
But experience builds perspective. My days of shutting up needed to end. First, I told Manuel. Then I told my mom. It turned out awesome until I learned the truth.
Now I'm screwed. Totally. Let's face it: Hollywood's web entangles everyone.
Winner of the January 21, 2013 IBD Award!
Gold Medal Winner, 2013 AUTHORSdb Book Cover Contest!
"YA fans will absolutely want to check out this series, where they'll find a new heroine to root for in the flawed but sympathetic Liana." - BlueInk Review
---Genres: YA contemporary romance, teen love and romance, young adult, coming of age fiction, new adult fiction, edgy inspirational romance, multicultural romance. Contains sex and mild swearing
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Starlet's Web (The Starlet Series, #1)
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